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The Annual Conference of the Chinese Boxing Federation 2018 and Oath-taking Rally for the Olympic Games Tokyo by the Chinese Boxing Team

"Sparing no pains to target boxing game in Tokyo"-the Annual Conference of the Chinese Boxing Federation 2018 and Oath-taking Rally for the Olympic Games Tokyo by the Chinese Boxing Team was held in Beijing on January 27, in order to look back on the work in 2018, and put forward the working ideas and goals for the National Boxing Team to complete the preparation work for the Olympic Games Tokyo. GAO Zhidan, deputy director of the General Administration of Sport of China, attended the meeting and made a mobilization speech to the coaches and athletes of the National Boxing Team.

 

At the conference, the Chinese Boxing Federation commended the athletes, coaches, judges, research teams, excellent provision units as well as the media etc. for their outstanding performances in 2018. HAN Jiuli, vice president of the Chinese Boxing Federation and department minister of Mixed Martial Arts Department of the Chinese Boxing Federation, won the "Annual Outstanding Contribution Individual in 2018".

 

ZHANG Chuanliang, president of the Chinese Boxing Federation and head coach of the National Team, briefly reviewed the work of the Chinese Boxing Federation in 2018, and introduced the work arrangement in 2019 in his work report on behalf of the federation. It is pointed out that: "The item of mixed martial arts was developed. The MMA (mixed martial arts) item was perfectly developed according to the requirements of the standard for an individual competitive sport by the General Administration of Sport of China. Application was made for the item to enter the National Games. Active collaboration was carried out with international MMA (mixed martial arts) organizations in order to facilitate the competitive MMA (mixed martial arts) item to enter the Olympic Games. In 2018, the National Youth MMA Team was established to participate in the First World Youth MMA Championship and the World MMA Championship upon enforcement of new rules. The Asia MMA Championship 2018 was held, UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) Beijing was introduced, and the Framework Agreement on Strategic Cooperation for Promoting the Development of Mixed Martial Arts Sport in China was signed with the only designated event organizer by UFC in Mainland China-Shanghai WME-IMG Culture Development Co., Ltd."

 

After the meeting, Mr. HAN Jiuli discussed with Dr Marina Sheppard, CEO of BOXREC (a globally recognized third-party professional boxing information release platform for participation in release of information on professional boxing organizations in various countries in the world), and SAMSON IU (YU Jianheng), head in Asia Pacific, on matters related to the implementation of the mixed martial art program on BOXREC's platform.